The Most Formative Experience in My Life Essay

736 Words Mar 13th, 2011 3 Pages
Sometimes extreme decisions lead to the right path. This is why I think that the most formative experience in my life started when I decided to drop out of school back in June 2010. I’d never been so scared in my life, but after a serious metamorphosis I was able to overcome my fears and find myself doing something better that what I gave up on the first place When I started studying architecture back in 2008, everything seemed perfect regarding my career. Because I had overcome the aptitude test which really scared me, and also I had won a scholarship. All those achievements made me feel very excited and positive about myself and my future.
All of the sudden I started to encounter many different events and people in my path, who
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Therefore I began thinking I needed some time off to think over my future. Meanwhile I started working for the first time .Although I was giving myself time to think about what I wanted to do next in my life, I was also working because a big part of me wanted to feel needed and useful. After 8 months of working I made up my mind and knew I wanted to drop out of architecture to start studying English. By the time I made my choice, I had learned different values and I was more comfortable in my skin. Also during the 8 month thinking I realized that I had always felt comfortable studying languages. I knew that my path would be easier, since I had developed some skills in the past. I also consider that I’d finally have my 8 hour night rest in contrast to architecture that I could barely sleep an hour. And finally I began thinking about in future perhaps there would be more job opportunities for me. And as I was comparing my past memories with my upcoming career everything was turning clearer. This experience helped me become a stronger person and also helped me realize that’s not important what others think of me. Because what matters at the end is how I feel about myself. This life experience made me see that I needed a change in my life. Nevertheless this change of career meant more than it seems. This life experience shaped my persona into someone stronger, who is not afraid of changes

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